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Information Technology Specialist (#2022-149)

Company: New Jersey Office of Information Technology
Location: Trenton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

_*The Office of Information Technology (OIT) currently offers a hybrid work schedule, and this position may qualify for up to 2 days of remote work outside of OIT buildings. This program does not supersede the "New Jersey First Act", which requires newly hired OIT employees to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.*_

*SPECIFIC TO THE POSITION: *This position will provide telecommunication and data support to state governmental agencies and end-users within the Executive Branch of the New Jersey government. Knowledge of telecommunications systems and services, legacy telephony, data circuits, VoIP, mobile technology, and troubleshooting is a plus.

*DEFINITION: *Under direct supervision in a state department, agency, data center, institution, or state college, assists in at least one of the following areas: the design and preparation of least complex operation routines and compute programs for electronic data processing equipment utilizing required and current software, operating systems, and multiprogramming technology; the control and/or implementation/maintenance of highly technical operating systems associated with new generations of computers to function toward optimum utilization of available hardware/software using comprehensive knowledge of the operating system function; the development, implementation, and maintenance of multi-network, multi-user Local Area Networks (LAN), Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN), and/or Wide Area Networks (WAN), maintenance of centralized, decentralized and remote network services, network security, data integrity, network performance monitoring, network problems resolution, and user support; does other related duties as required.


*EDUCATION: *Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's degree in Computer Science or Computer/Information Technology.

*EXPERIENCE: *One (1) year of experience in at least one of the following areas: the design and preparation of programs for electronic data processing utilizing current operating systems, modification of systems software and multiprogramming technology; or the development, maintenance, or installation of application programs; or in performing technical support functions within a direct access device environment, or the development, implementation, and maintenance of multi-network, multi-user Local Area Networks (LAN), Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN), and/or Wide Area Networks (WAN) environment.

*NOTE: *Technical support functions include experience in resolution of online production and/or communications network problems, and/or code modification, testing, and debugging of program modules in an online environment, and/or space allocation and control of direct access storage devices (DASD management).

*NOTE: *A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science may be substituted for one (1) year of indicated experience.

*NOTE*: A general Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the Associate's degree.


Experience in the study of work methods/processes, analysis of varied types of data, design and preparation of systems/programs, operation of multiprogramming computer systems and work in the data processing support areas of input/output control or reliability support may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.

*NOTE: *Evidence of formal training in Computer Science/Information Technology received at an accredited institution may be submitted with your application for evaluation by the Department of Personnel for possible credit. These training courses will be examined to see how they compare, both in hours/content, to college courses to which they equate, sixteen (16) training hours being equal to one (1) college credit. In house training courses will not be accepted as meeting this criterion; thus, they will not be evaluated.

*LICENSE: *Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.


*AUTHORIZATION TO WORK: * U.S. Citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S. according to Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.

*Note on Degree Information: *You must provide a transcript(s) or evaluation of your degree(s). Foreign degrees must be evaluated by a recognized evaluation service and include your course-by-course evaluation. Candidates will NOT be considered for the position if they fail to provide all requested documents upon initial submittal or fail to follow instructions when submitting electronically.

*Current State employees: *Any appointments made that involve movement may result in a forfeiture of rights to any promotional lists in their former unit.

*RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: *In accordance with the New Jersey First Act, N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), effective September 1, 2011 all employees must reside in the State of New Jersey unless exempted under the law. If you do not live in New Jersey, you have one year after you begin employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey. Employees who fail to meet the residency requirements or obtain an exemption will be removed from employment.

*OPEN TO THE FOLLOWING: * Applicants must meet the job specification on file at the Civil Service Commission. To view the Civil Service Commission's Job Specification, please visit:

The NJ Application for Employment can be found at:

*As a condition of employment with NJOIT, a background inquiry will be conducted.*

*Electronic Filing*Applicants are encouraged to file electronically. Forward *your* *resume, cover letter,* *unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation, completed NJ Application for Employment and three professional references *to *recruiter1@ Include the posting number in the subject line*.

*Alternate Filing: *If unable to file electronically, applicants may forward *your* *resume, cover letter unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation, completed NJ Application for Employment and three professional references *(including posting #2022-149) to:

Heather Pursell, Manager, Human Resources

Office of Information Technology

300 Riverview Plaza, 4th Floor

P.O. Box 212

Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0212

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $58,031.09 - $82,157.57 per year

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Paid time off
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* No weekends

* Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Trenton, NJ 08625%58047475%

Keywords: New Jersey Office of Information Technology, Trenton , Information Technology Specialist (#2022-149), Other , Trenton, New Jersey

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